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Tuesday, March 2, 2010
2009 PRESIDENT'S HIGHER EDUCATION COMMUNITY SERVICE HONOR ROLL:
UNI has been named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Honorees are chosen based on the scope and innovation of service projects, percentage of students in service activities, incentives for service and the extent to which the school offers academic service-learning courses. For a complete list of Honor Roll recipients, visit http://www.learnandserve.gov/about/programs/higher_ed_honorroll.asp.
UNI CEDAR VALLEY UNITED WAY:
UNI staff, faculty and retired employees contributed a total of $74,390 to this year's Cedar Valley United Way. In all, the Cedar Valley United Way received contributions totaling more than $3 million: a new record for the organization. Contributions will soon be distributed locally to organizations that provide critical support for youth education programs, healthcare initiatives and families to become financially independent. For more information, visit www.cedarvalleyunitedway.org or e-mail Cliff Chancey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now is the time to process 2010-2011 scholarships on the financial aid system (FMAP). If you have any questions, contact Juanita Wright at 3-2386 or email@example.com.
PROCUREMENT CARD INFORMATION:
Purchasing and Payables/Business Operations has updated the procurement card documents including the manual, online training presentation and the application and agreement. The new documents are posted on the Office of Business Operations Web site. Some of the new changes include business meals as allowable charges, training requirements for new and renewing cardholders, and a standard $5,000 single transaction limit and monthly limit. Questions regarding the program should be directed to Purchasing and Payables/Business Operations at 3-2162. For more information, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/accounts_payable/index.shtml for more information.
DID YOU KNOW? CHFA:
The Department of English Language and Literature (in partnership with the College of Education) educates and prepares more English/Language Arts teachers than any other institution in Iowa. CHFA educates and prepares one out of every four English/Language Arts teachers in the state.
UPDATING ONLINE DIRECTORY:
The UNI Online Directory, http://www.uni.edu/directory, is a source for current faculty and staff contact information. To verify or make changes to your home or office contact information, log-in to MyUNIverse > My Personal Records > Update My Personal Information. This information is sent directly to Human Resource Services via e-mail and will be updated within five working days.
PANTHER SPEAKERS WEBINAR ARCHIVED-WORK LIFE BALANCE:
University Marketing & Public Relations partnered with the UNI Alumni Office and UNI's Information Technology Services to offer alumni "Work-Life Balance: What It Is and How You Can Achieve It," presented by Adam Butler, professor of psycholog, for the first PantherSpeakers -- a webinar series featuring UNI faculty and staff presenters. The presentation and materials are archived at http://www.uni.edu/pantherspeakers/archive.
FACTS FOR FACULTY NEWSLETTER:
The Office of Student Financial Aid has posted the spring 2010 edition of Facts For Faculty newsletter http://www.uni.edu/finaid/faculty_newsletter/Facts_for_Faculty_Newsletter_Spring_10.pdf. The newsletter provides financial aid information to assist faculty and staff in their work and communication with students. This edition contains information on summer financial aid, consortium agreements, summer study abroad, private loan counseling, student employment, UNIversity Scholarship Calendar, year-round Pell and more. Questions, comments or requests for topics of interest in future newsletters may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAITI INFORMATION DISPLAY:
The UNI Multicultural Teaching Alliance and the Muchas Manos Lightwork Organizations will have an informational board about Haiti on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 2 and 8, in the Maucker Union, on the nation of Haiti. The display will focus on the nation's independence, history and culture. For more information contact MTA Historian Ramon Cantu at email@example.com.
The UNI Television Network has been redeveloped. The UNI-TV Network delivers the latest UNI news, lectures, upcoming events and entertainment. UNI-TV airs daily from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m on channels 95.3 (CFU), 79.5 (Mediacom) and channels 21 and 25 in campus residences. Visit its new Web site, www.uni.edu/unitv, for more information about this cable network as well as the latest programming schedule.
LAC-RSC BROWN BAG EVENTS AVAILABLE AS WEBINARS:
You can participate in any of the LAC Brown Bag events this semester in webinar format by logging in from your computer. A link is sent to all faculty the morning before the brown bag event. All presentations are recorded and available for viewing anytime at http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/lac_review.shtml. If you have questions or comments after viewing a presentation, please send them to Susan Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org or Virginia Arthur, email@example.com.
IMSEP PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS THROUGH OSP:
Individuals planning to submit project proposals for the Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership (IMSEP) grants must contact the Office of Sponsored Programs for proposal review and approval prior to submission. The new deadline to submit proposals is Friday, March 19; please notify OSP by Tuesday, March 16, if you intend to submit. Contact Hillery Oberle at 3-3961 or hilllery.oberle@uni, or Anita Gordon at 3-6148 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
INTERNAL DEADLINE FOR NSF MAJOR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION (MRI) PROGRAM:
Due to National Science Foundation submission limits, those interested in submitting grant proposals to NSF's MRI program must participate in an internal selection process; see http://www.uni.edu/osp/internal-deadline-mri for instructions. The internal deadline is March 8. For more information, contact Hillery Oberle at 3-3961 or email@example.com.
2010 SUSTAINABILITY FORUM: SAVE THE DATE:
Join President Allen at the 2010 Sustainability Forum from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 22, at the Maucker Union University Room, as a culmination of Earth Day festivities on campus. Get an update on "green" programs and activities, learn about UNI's progress since the 2009 Campus Conversation on Sustainability and take a look at what's ahead. Keynote speaker to be announced.
STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT UPDATE:
The project team working on configuring the Campus Solutions information system has been making progress in both set-up and conversion of data. In the Academic Advisement module, graduate and undergraduate majors' and minors' plans are being developed and will be sent to academic departments for review and feedback within the next few months. For more information about the project, visit http://www.uni.edu/sis/.
Volunteers are needed to assist with the Maple Syrup Festival at Hartman Reserve Nature Center on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, for the following shifts: 6:30 to 10:15 a.m. or 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley at volunteerUNI@vccv.org for more information.
A & F NEWSLETTER:
The February 2010 edition of the A&F News and Views is available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/vpaf/documents/afnews0210.pdf. This newsletter has news and information about staff, their accomplishments and department activities in the Administration and Financial Services division. This edition spotlights division High Five recipients and the Eunice A. Dell award recipient.
UNI surplus has eight pianos currently on auction at www.publicsurplus.com. There are three Steinway grand pianos and five studio (upright) pianos. These online auctions end on Monday and Tuesday, March 1 and 2. For more information, contact Vince at 3-3527 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
TELL YOUR STUDENTS:
To read MyUNIverse News.
LEARN TO MAXIMIZE YOUR HUNGER/FULLNESS LEVEL WITHOUT FEELING STUFFED:
Have you ever eaten to the point of feeling uncomfortable? Tried multiple fad diets without success? If so, attend Intuitive Eating from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 11, in GIL 009. This session, led by Joan Thompson, health educator and victim services advocator for UNI, will tell you how to stop eating when you are full, identify emotional eating vs. hunger eating and find a balance between nutritional and pleasure eating. This training session is open to all UNI employees. Seating is limited; please pre-register by e-mailing HRS-Trainging@uni.edu with your name and department. More information can be found at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/training/index.asp.
ONLINE STRESS MANAGEMENT RESOURCES:
Stress management information has been added to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) home page at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/eap/index.shtml. Access the page by clicking on Stress Management Resources in the left hand column. Web links contain relaxation audio files, scripts and/or video available for free downloading.
HOW TO START AN INTERNET BUSINESS:
If you can surf the Internet, you can start an online business. This class will provide you enough information to start an Internet-based business. Class topics include: the benefits of starting a Web site-based business, the ability to launch a business while keeping your current job and a review of the four basic Internet business models including advertising-based, retail, forum and service. The class meets five Thursday evenings in April, starting Thursday, April 1, in the Business and Community Services Building. For information on registration, visit http://www.myentre.net/SpecialProjectsPage/tabid/186/Default.aspx.
DUPONT CEO TO LECTURE AT UNI:
Ellen Kullman, chair of the board and CEO of DuPont, will be the inaugural speaker for a new distinguished guest lecture series featuring top corporate leaders. In 2009, Kullman ranked No. 7 on both Fortune and Forbes lists of most powerful women. Kullman will lecture at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 4, in the GBPAC.
MULTICULTURAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP RETREAT:
Sign up for the Civil Rights Study Tour through Alabama and Tennessee. This five-day trip includes educational tours to historical "hot spots" with opportunities to explore new cities in the evening hours. Cost is $150 per UNI student, $200 per UNI faculty, and includes travel, lodging and admission into group events. Register at www.uni.edu/cme or come to the CME.
Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society will sell T-shirts and related items from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in the SEC second-floor lobby. Proceeds will benefit KDP educational and service projects.
UNI VIOLA FESTIVAL:
School of Music professor of viola Julia Bullard will coordinate a weekend-long Viola Festival March 6 and 7, including performances and master classes on viola. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Julia.Bullard@uni.edu.
DINNER AND A MOVIE:
In preparation for the visit by the Dalai Lama, UNI Department of Residence Dining Services will offer Tibetan foods from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, at Piazza Dining Center; and 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Rialto Dining Center. Tibetan food to be served includes churu soup, a blue cheese and chili soup with Tibetan spices; pork ribs with radishes and spices; carrot barfi, a pudding-like dessert with carrots and cashews; and cream cheese barfi, similar to cheesecake. The cost is $9.50 for the general public, payable by cash or check; students can use their meal plan, dining dollars, cash or check. "Kundun," the true-life story of the Dalai Lama and his struggle to lead a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history, will follow at 8 p.m. at the CME. Tibetan tea and rice pudding will be served.
THE CIRCLE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP:
The Circle is a book discussion group for adults who read youth literature. It meets at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 11, in Rod Library in the Youth Collection to discuss picture books, full-length fiction and nonfiction. Follow the link for more details. http://www.library.uni.edu/collections/youth-collection/circle.
'BE YOUR OWN BOSS' YOUTH CAMP:
Applications are being accepted for fourth and fifth graders who are interested in a week-long, day camp on entrepreneurship to be held at UNI from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 14-18. Students will develop a business idea, create and sell products and visit local businesses. Lunch, materials and a T-shirt are included in the $139 fee. Scholarships are available for those in need. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 7; visit www.jpec.org/camp.htm for more information.
CEDAR VALLEY DANCING WITH THE STARS:
The Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Girl Scouts have partnered with the UNI Dance Team to present "Dancing with the Cedar Valley Stars," at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, in Lang Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be reserved at the Waterloo Girl Scout Office, 232-6601. Proceeds will benefit the Thursday, March 25 event, "An Evening with Shawn Johnson," in the McLeod Center.
CAMP MULTIMEDIA REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SUMMER:
Camp Multimedia (CMM) is a digital media summer camp for middle school students, June 14-18. The camp offers intense instruction in digital media production: Photoshop, Flash, After Effects and digital video. Students will learn how to integrate images, 2-D and 3-D animation, special effects and video together in professional-level projects; visit digital production studios in the Cedar Valley; and get inspired by UNI media professors, industry professionals and fellow peers. Students entering sixth grade in fall 2010 are eligible, as are students just graduating from ninth grade in June 2010. For more information, visit http://www.campmultimedia.com.
VIOLA STUDIO RECITAL:
The UNI viola studio will present a spring concert at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in GBPAC, Davis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL: AMANDA MCCANDLESS, CLARINET:
Assistant professor of clarinet Amanda McCandless will present a full recital with repertoire and additional performers to be announced at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in GBPAC, Davis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "Reefer Madness" written by Joe Landry and directed by graduate student Rachelle Saunders. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, through Saturday, March 6, in LNG 040. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/interptheatre or call 3-2640.
PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, KAJI-DAIKO AND WEST AFRICAN DRUM ENSEMBLE:
Under the direction of visiting percussion professor Joshua Armstrong, the UNI Percussion and West African Drum Ensembles will offer the first of their spring concerts at 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, in GBPAC Davis Hall along with UNI's Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko. This event is free and open to the public.
SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR:
The Soweto Gospel Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, at the GBPAC. Winner of two Grammy Awards, the Soweto Gospel Choir was formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music. For tickets, call 3-4TIX (4849).
'ROMEO AND JULIET':
The Acting Company will perform "Romeo and Juliet" at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 7, at the GBPAC. For tickets, call 3-4TIX (4849) or visit www.gbpac.org for more information.
SPOTLIGHT SERIES CONCERT: CONCERT CHORALE:
Under the direction of UNI School of Music visiting artist and conductor Dyan Meyer, the UNI Concert Chorale will offer a spring Spotlight Series concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, in the Great Hall, GBPAC. For tickets, call 3-4TIX (4849).
ACOUSTIC ARTIST SERIES: HANA PESTLE:
The Acoustic Artist Series will present artist Hana Pestle at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, in the University Room (lower level of the Maucker Union). Stop by Chats before the show to enjoy discounted coffee exclusively for the Acoustic Artist Series.
CELEBRATING WOMEN THROUGH DANCE:
Women's History Month will culminate with the production of Heroic Beloved, a solo dance performance by world renowned Leslie Friedman. This performance is a full-length dance concert choreographed and performed by Friedman, celebrating women throughout history. The show begins at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, in Lang Auditorium. Friedman was sponsored on three solo world tours for the U.S. State Department, performing in India, China, Sri Lanka, Hungary, Great Britain, Spain, Egypt and Tunisia. She has taught all over the world and brings her message of powerful women to audiences everywhere.
KODALY MUSIC EDUCATION WORKSHOP:
Professor of music education Kevin Droe will coordinate a Kodály Music Education Workshop at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 6, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL Hall. For more information, contact Kevin.Droe@uni.edu.
HOW TO WRITE A JOURNAL MANUSCRIPT REVIEW WORKSHOP:
"How to Write and Interpret a Journal Manuscript Review" will be presented by Carissa Froyum, Marybeth Stalp and Megan Tesene, staff members of the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, in the Maucker Union Oak Room. The workshop is for faculty and graduate students and will address: the purpose of peer review in academia; how to structure and write a review; how to interpret a review that you receive; and what to do (or say) after receiving a review. Bring your lunch. Cookies will be provided.
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH FILM EVENT: 'MAQUILAPOLIS':
"Maquilapolis", city of factories, a film by Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre, will be shown at 7 p.m.,Tuesday, March 23, in the Rod Library Multi-Purpose Room 324. This film explores the multinationally owned factories that came to Mexico for its cheap labor. The factory workers who appear in the film have been involved in every stage of production, from planning to shooting, from scripting to outreach. This collaborative process breaks with the traditional documentary practice of dropping into a location, shooting and leaving with the "goods," which would only repeat the pattern of the maquiladora itself. For more information, call the Women's & Gender Studies office 3-7102.
Women's basketball hosts Missouri State at 7:05 p.m., Thursday, March 4. UNI will wrap up the regular season when it hosts Wichita State at 3:05 p.m., Saturday, March 6. Both games will be in the McLeod Center.
DIRECT TRADE, FAIR TRADE, ORGANIC & SHADE-GROWN COFFEE:
Discover the journey your coffee takes from crop to cup at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, at the University Museum. Dawn Wilson, owner of Cup of Joe in Cedar Falls, will discuss the differences between direct trade and fair trade and organic and shade-grown coffee. This event is free and open to the public.
PANEL ON WOMEN IN THE GLOBALIZED COMMUNITY:
To kick off Women's History Month, the Women's and Gender Studies Program will sponsor a diverse panel of women to discuss gender roles around the world, how they are portrayed and how women's roles in the global community are formed, supported and changed. The panel will take place from noon to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, in the CME.
FORGIVENESS AND THE DALAI LAMA:
Suzanne Freedman, associate professor of educational psychology and foundations, will discuss basic concepts related to forgiveness, the Dalai Lama's perspective and implications for interpersonal relationships and society. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, March 3, in Maucker Union College Eye Room. This event is free and open to the public.
JOHN PAPPAJOHN ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER:
"Tales from the Trenches" is a three-part series featuring the perspectives of business owners on how they are navigating their businesses through the current economic times. David Sparks, president of Heartwood Investments, will present a young company perspective at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 4, in BCS 33. Refreshments will be served. Please register at 3-JPEC (5732) or email@example.com.
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PANEL:
A panel on educational leadership will take place from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, March 4, in SEC 252. Panel members are Linda Allen, vice president for academic affairs at Hawkeye Community College, and Victoria Robinson, associate professor of educational leadership. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 3-6898
LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC FORUM:
UNI State Relations Officer Joe Murphy will host a legislative update from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, March 5, in the Maucker Union Elm Room. Topics include the state budget process, budget cuts and other policy items affecting UNI during this legislative session.
GENERAL EDUCATION: A CORE KNOWLEDGE APPROACH:
Join Jerry Smith, management, as he describes a core knowledge approach to general education, one focused on teaching students the knowledge and skills that are most essential for being well-educated. The presentation will take place at noon, Friday, March 5, in ITTC 134. This is the next in a series of brown-bags sponsored by the LAC-RSC that will also be available as a webinar. Details and a link for the webinar, as well as upcoming event information can be viewed at http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/lac_review.shtml. Questions may be directed to committee co-chairs, Susan Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Virginia Arthur, email@example.com.
LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC FORUM:
A Legislative Public Forum hosted by local agencies and organizations, including UNI, will be at 10 a.m., March 6, in the Area Education Agency 267 Conference Center, 3712 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls. The topic will be health and human services. Legislators will speak and guests may ask questions and voice opinions. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT:
Bill Stigliani, professor, Center for Energy and Environmental Education, will discuss Pentagon reports on how climate change may affect national security. The presentation will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 6, at University Book and Supply. This event is free and open to the public. For questions, call 3-6898.
BARBARA J. BERG:
Barbara J. Berg will visit UNI at 7 p.m., Monday, March 8, at the CME, for a lecture regarding her research and her new book, "Sexism in America: Alive, Well, and Ruining Our Future." Books are available for purchase at University Book and Supply.
Erik Camayd-Freixas, a federally certified interpreter who translated at federal hearings in Waterloo after the 2008 Postville immigration raid, will visit UNI and participate in two public events. Starting at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, in the UNI CME, he will participate in a discussion and question and answer session, and at 7 p.m. he will speak at St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center (1019 W. 23rd St.). Further information is available at: http://www.uni.edu/kessler/INSERT-Immigrant-Rights-and-American-Values.pdf. In preparation for Camayd-Freixas' March 9 events, there will be a discussion of his recent essays about the raid at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in the Cedar Falls Public Library (524 Main St) Meeting Room.
SIGMA XI LECTURE SERIES:
Professor Adam Butler, UNI psychology, will present "College Student Employment and Alcohol Use" as part of the Sigma XI Lecture Series: Practical Applications of Science, at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, in MSH 101.
TALL GRASS PRAIRIE DISCUSSION:
Christopher Barber, graduate student, will lead the discussion on "Early Tallgrass Prairie Reconstruction Establishment using Micronutrient and Mycorrhizal Inoculant on Native Seeds," at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, Tallgrass Prairie Center (located ¼ mile west of the McLeod Center on W. 27th St.). Barber will discuss the effects of mycorrhizal inoculant and a micronutrient powdered seed coating on native plant establishment in a new tallgrass prairie reconstruction. For more information, contact Ryan Welch, at 3-3828, or e-mail email@example.com.
PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:
Emily Machen, assistant professor, history, will present "Women, the Veil, and Freedom: Europe and Islam in the Twenty-First Century" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, in SRL 115. The event is free and open to the public.
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JOB OPENINGS AT UNI:
The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found at http://www.uni.edu/resources/employment/.
Walk the labyrinth from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 5, in the Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom. At first glance the labyrinth may look like a maze but it's more than that. Walking the labyrinth can be a form of centering, slowing down and/or meditating, bringing gifts of insight, wisdom and peace. For more information, contact Joan Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 3-2137.
SPRING BREAK MASSAGE:
Make your spring break in Cedar Falls better with a massage in the WRC 104. Licensed massage therapist Katie Hover will offer massages 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 16 and Wednesday, March 17. Visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/wellness/massage_therapy.html for pricing and more information. Call 3-6119 to schedule.
Let a personal trainer design a program with your specific fitness goals in mind. Trainers are results driven and want you to succeed. Contact Kristy Leen 3-7167 or e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/personal_training/index.html for more information.
HEALTH BEAT SERVICES:
Looking for a good place to workout where it's not so congested? Consider using the WRS Health Beat in Maucker Union. Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday. If you have any questions, call 3-2239. Health Beat lockers are available for rent (by the semester). Ask a fitness supervisor at Health Beat, or contact Kristy Leen, WRS personal fitness coordinator, at 3-7167 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TIBETAN FOOD SAMPLES:
In preparation for the visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, there will be samples of Tibetan foods near Avanti at Prexy's in Maucker Union between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 8-11. Tibetan food will be offered for sampling each day: Monday features cream cheese barfi, a dessert; Tuesday, churu soup; Wednesday, khir, a Tibetan rice pudding; and Thursday, Tibetan pork ribs. For more information on the Dalai Lama's historic visit, go to www.uni.edu/dalailama.
FREE DRINK REFILLS:
Customer Appreciation Week is being celebrated through March 5 at Prexy's, Chats and Essentials in Maucker Union; Biscotti's in Redeker Center; and 23rd Street Market in Commons. There will be carnival games, prizes and food specials each day. Monday, bring a refillable mug for a free coffee refill from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at Prexy's, Chats, Biscotti's and 23rd Street Market. Bring a refillable beverage bottle for a free fountain drink refill from 2 to 4 p.m. See promotions in each venue at www.uni.edu/dor and link to Retail Promotions.
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